2017 Leading Turf Sires

  • Updated: January 9, 2018 05:03 AM
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For stallions represented by a runner in North America, the leaders are arranged by earnings in North American grass races through December 31, 2017, as supplied to BloodHorse. Statistics reflect North American racing only. The (%) column reflects the percentage of turf earnings from total earnings on all surfaces.

      All Surfaces Turf
# Stallion Chief Earner
(Earnings)
Rnrs Wnrs BT
SWrs
Rnrs Wnrs BT
SWrs
'17 Earnings (%)
1 Kitten's Joy 
El Prado, 2001
Sadler's Joy ($1,082,480) 274 139 10 234 94 10 $9,370,064 85
2 Scat Daddy 
Johannesburg, 2004
Dacita (CHI) ($585,600) 255 135 20 176 67 16 $6,260,702 62
3 War Front 
Danzig, 2002
Cambodia ($572,500) 117 55 14 102 43 13 $6,054,318 88
4 Medaglia d'Oro 
El Prado, 1999
Talismanic (GB) ($2,200,000) 152 69 15 101 37 7 $5,573,519 49
5 English Channel 
Smart Strike, 2002
Heart to Heart ($556,580) 163 90 9 133 54 8 $4,609,441 74
6 More Than Ready 
Southern Halo, 1997
Rushing Fall ($685,000) 187 93 11 134 46 7 $3,814,423 49
7 Giant's Causeway 
Storm Cat, 1997
Bricks and Mortar ($336,800) 218 104 9 158 46 7 $3,579,635 50
8 Lemon Drop Kid 
Kingmambo, 1996
Beach Patrol ($1,749,975) 195 89 4 128 34 2 $3,517,575 56
9 City Zip 
Carson City, 1998
Zipessa ($371,300) 273 159 13 165 61 6 $3,381,928 33
10 Tapit 
Pulpit, 2001
Dream Dancing ($327,210) 266 136 17 144 49 5 $3,243,898 28
11 Harlan's Holiday 
Harlan, 1999
Postulation ($295,142) 272 152 7 160 48 3 $3,056,301 32
12 Candy Ride (ARG) 
Ride the Rails, 1999
Ascend ($635,700) 237 123 15 127 40 4 $2,780,072 21
13 Northern Afleet 
Afleet, 1993
World Approval ($2,043,600) 164 98 5 65 16 2 $2,688,854 41
14 Freud 
Storm Cat, 1998
Fourstar Crook ($344,116) 186 94 4 104 38 2 $2,533,249 41
15 Hard Spun 
Danzig, 2004
Taghleeb ($275,004) 167 89 5 96 25 3 $2,502,822 42
16 Stormy Atlantic 
Storm Cat, 1994
Stormy Liberal ($783,700) 151 72 3 98 28 3 $2,494,043 63
17 Unusual Heat 
Nureyev, 1990
Starlite Style ($146,740) 109 54 3 84 36 3 $2,380,027 71
18 Mizzen Mast 
Cozzene, 1998
Green Mask ($463,845) 155 80 7 108 32 4 $2,360,333 52
19 Arch 
Kris S., 1995
Arklow ($219,700) 135 75 3 96 32 2 $2,252,320 45
20 Dubawi (IRE) 
Dubai Millennium, 2002
Wuheida (GB) ($1,100,000) 12 6 4 11 5 3 $2,245,316 90
21 Blame 
Arch, 2006
Firsthand Report ($180,000) 156 91 8 98 35 5 $2,236,914 44
22 Into Mischief 
Harlan's Holiday, 2005
Party Boat ($210,750) 264 153 18 131 38 3 $2,194,914 21
23 Speightstown 
Gone West, 1998
Frostmourne ($443,000) 196 113 11 106 33 6 $2,139,698 32
24 Artie Schiller 
El Prado, 2001
Bowies Hero ($308,740) 173 73 5 116 39 3 $2,089,559 64
25 Quality Road 
Elusive Quality, 2006
Master Merion ($307,240) 193 111 16 98 26 4 $2,007,510 19
26 Smart Strike 
Mr. Prospector, 1992
Infinite Wisdom ($128,935) 157 74 7 105 30 1 $1,905,248 33
27 Wildcat Heir 
Forest Wildcat, 2000
Pay Any Price ($267,258) 221 141 9 104 39 3 $1,898,187 30
28 Exchange Rate 
Danzig, 1997
Miss Ella ($170,286) 148 80 6 93 29 3 $1,872,027 41
29 Malibu Moon 
A.P. Indy, 1997
Final Copy ($199,494) 282 152 15 132 34 2 $1,856,188 17
30 Pioneerof the Nile 
Empire Maker, 2006
Hieroglyphics ($173,940) 176 69 5 96 29 3 $1,843,045 34
31 Sky Mesa 
Pulpit, 2000
My Impression ($222,210) 173 86 7 86 26 5 $1,789,695 37
32 Broken Vow 
Unbridled, 1997
Best Performance ($275,100) 162 79 3 98 30 2 $1,778,267 38
33 Colonel John 
Tiznow, 2005
La Coronel ($585,560) 229 133 7 118 37 2 $1,730,051 28
34 Gio Ponti 
Tale of the Cat, 2005
Sir Dudley Digges ($192,815) 161 79 5 114 33 3 $1,710,510 46
35 Temple City 
Dynaformer, 2005
Miss Temple City ($227,053) 124 58 3 83 30 2 $1,708,006 60
36 Lookin At Lucky 
Smart Strike, 2007
Money Multiplier ($316,667) 154 79 7 84 28 2 $1,682,859 25
37 Galileo (IRE) 
Sadler's Wells, 1998
Highland Reel (IRE) ($360,000) 30 6 2 28 5 1 $1,648,616 93
38 Twirling Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Morticia ($366,155) 119 78 6 63 26 3 $1,551,543 33
39 Ghostzapper 
Awesome Again, 2000
Proctor's Ledge ($362,800) 206 115 16 105 23 3 $1,550,814 14
40 Distorted Humor 
Forty Niner, 1993
Muqtaser ($217,000) 144 77 5 76 24 1 $1,525,035 30
41 Uncle Mo 
Indian Charlie, 2008
Mo Town ($228,000) 189 90 16 89 27 2 $1,507,597 19
42 First Defence 
Unbridled's Song, 2004
Antonoe ($493,400) 90 50 2 44 18 1 $1,506,880 44
43 Street Cry (IRE) 
Machiavellian, 1998
Delta Prince ($142,600) 104 60 2 69 28 2 $1,490,290 50
44 Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) 
Candy Stripes, 2000
Somethingelse ($178,110) 124 66 1 91 38 1 $1,438,910 63
45 Lonhro (AUS) 
Octagonal, 1998
Holding Gold ($217,500) 80 35 4 60 18 3 $1,422,806 72
46 Paddy O'Prado 
El Prado, 2007
Trust Factor ($189,280) 169 79 2 113 31 2 $1,404,798 42
47 Hat Trick (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Tricky Escape ($184,190) 127 52 2 82 27 2 $1,391,036 54
48 The Factor 
War Front, 2008
Youngest Daughter ($157,755) 133 64 6 96 25 2 $1,365,124 40
49 Any Given Saturday 
Distorted Humor, 2004
Mongolian Saturday ($136,950) 147 79 2 73 25 1 $1,364,095 39
50 Elusive Quality 
Gone West, 1993
Enterprising ($382,587) 106 52 2 61 19 2 $1,338,091 53
51 Tizway 
Tiznow, 2005
Tizzelle ($124,400) 156 83 3 78 30 1 $1,335,484 41
52 Flower Alley 
Distorted Humor, 2002
Bullards Alley ($513,008) 139 73 2 69 22 1 $1,328,297 37
53 Street Boss 
Street Cry, 2004
Big Handsome ($205,800) 147 81 7 71 19 2 $1,289,950 33
54 Divine Park 
Chester House, 2004
Lady Eli ($790,000) 92 59 4 45 12 2 $1,275,738 38
55 Sidney's Candy 
Candy Ride, 2007
Yummy Bear ($188,406) 128 67 1 74 23 - $1,223,552 42
56 Eskendereya 
Giant's Causeway, 2007
Isabella Sings ($124,700) 167 94 9 94 25 3 $1,217,883 20
57 Tale of the Cat 
Storm Cat, 1994
Blackjackcat ($446,700) 165 86 3 80 16 1 $1,165,270 30
58 Tribal Rule 
Storm Cat, 1996
Pee Wee Reese ($192,920) 125 80 4 53 15 3 $1,128,300 38
59 Langfuhr 
Danzig, 1992
Believe in Bertie ($159,600) 149 79 3 81 16 1 $1,103,227 35
60 Proud Citizen 
Gone West, 1999
Proud Reunion ($132,750) 156 88 4 77 25 2 $1,070,867 28
61 Kantharos 
Lion Heart, 2008
Bucchero ($173,750) 129 73 7 60 18 2 $1,054,993 26
62 Get Stormy 
Stormy Atlantic, 2006
Fifty Five ($320,600) 86 31 2 54 15 2 $1,042,453 71
63 Disco Rico 
Citidancer, 1997
Disco Partner ($547,000) 32 18 1 14 8 1 $1,018,351 66
64 Vronsky 
Danzig, 1999
What a View ($228,845) 70 40 2 34 12 1 $998,739 51
65 Archarcharch 
Arch, 2008
Mr. Misunderstood ($345,900) 173 96 4 79 16 1 $998,430 23
66 Wilburn 
Bernardini, 2008
Lovely Bernadette ($378,080) 150 79 4 67 19 2 $994,721 32
67 Cape Blanco (IRE) 
Galileo, 2007
End Play ($74,460) 135 60 - 96 34 - $993,381 54
68 Curlin 
Smart Strike, 2004
Dixie Moon ($166,917) 182 101 16 87 19 1 $987,934 9
69 Congrats 
A.P. Indy, 2000
May Flowers ($85,500) 250 131 4 115 23 1 $978,547 19
70 Big Brown 
Boundary, 2005
Special Ops ($210,146) 137 73 4 64 22 2 $973,253 30
71 Tiznow 
Cee's Tizzy, 1997
Enstone ($108,293) 177 81 8 84 18 1 $964,294 14
72 Flatter 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Flatlined ($236,102) 188 98 4 74 18 2 $956,075 14
73 Unbridled's Song 
Unbridled, 1993
Prime Attraction ($94,510) 126 64 5 67 20 - $937,723 8
74 Courageous Cat 
Storm Cat, 2006
Lady Joan ($150,300) 70 29 1 40 14 1 $937,666 63
75 Le Havre (IRE) 
Noverre, 2006
Suedois (FR) ($700,000) 2 2 2 2 2 2 $935,020 100
76 Spring At Last 
Silver Deputy, 2003
Offering Plan ($151,723) 150 81 2 74 16 1 $921,999 27
77 First Samurai 
Giant's Causeway, 2003
Sharp Samurai ($463,380) 133 67 4 63 13 1 $911,772 28
78 Half Ours 
Unbridled's Song, 2003
Inveniam Viam ($216,300) 118 56 5 47 20 3 $899,964 36
79 Majestic Warrior 
A.P. Indy, 2005
Anita Partner (IRE) ($127,877) 251 130 5 112 16 - $886,269 14
80 Tiz Wonderful 
Tiznow, 2004
Hunter O'Riley ($274,200) 176 95 6 59 13 2 $873,818 21
81 Dark Angel (IRE) 
Acclamation, 2005
Hunt (IRE) ($422,345) 8 3 2 8 3 2 $849,231 95
82 Azamour (IRE) 
Night Shift, 2001
Hawksmoor (IRE) ($511,000) 5 4 2 5 3 2 $846,580 99
83 First Dude 
Stephen Got Even, 2007
Judy's Chance ($97,700) 157 79 2 74 17 - $827,030 23
84 Pure Prize 
Storm Cat, 1998
Red Knight ($109,800) 132 75 2 70 13 - $799,965 25
85 Put It Back 
Honour and Glory, 1998
Bal a Bali (BRZ) ($494,445) 89 47 1 41 9 1 $789,394 37
86 Henrythenavigator 
Kingmambo, 2005
Called To The Bar (IRE) ($220,000) 64 35 1 36 9 1 $787,088 51
87 Majesticperfection 
Harlan's Holiday, 2006
Pretty Perfection ($152,189) 119 66 4 53 15 2 $783,948 25
88 Warrior's Reward 
Medaglia d'Oro, 2006
Siding Spring ($86,791) 176 101 4 72 21 - $783,873 19
89 Square Eddie 
Smart Strike, 2006
B Squared ($128,000) 78 34 2 41 10 1 $783,232 39
90 Silent Name (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2002
San Nicola Thunder ($181,554) 107 53 6 56 12 1 $783,183 26
91 Street Sense 
Street Cry, 2004
Tower of Texas ($205,462) 127 69 7 59 12 2 $776,732 19
92 Offlee Wild 
Wild Again, 2000
Hogy ($368,580) 75 38 3 22 5 2 $765,865 34
93 Court Vision 
Gulch, 2005
Mr Havercamp ($151,814) 119 57 4 68 15 1 $746,449 27
94 Creative Cause 
Giant's Causeway, 2009
Significant Form ($170,415) 112 60 7 58 18 2 $742,642 20
95 Awesome Again 
Deputy Minister, 1994
Manitoulin ($299,506) 132 54 3 59 14 1 $738,024 21
96 Midshipman 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Wealthy Shipman ($101,836) 139 73 3 66 14 1 $732,133 22
97 Afleet Alex 
Northern Afleet, 2002
Hello Don Julio ($172,500) 131 70 1 52 13 - $714,124 24
98 Mineshaft 
A.P. Indy, 1999
Daylight Ahead ($122,637) 192 103 6 80 15 1 $713,219 11
99 Bernardini 
A.P. Indy, 2003
Sky My Sky ($83,530) 193 80 11 89 14 - $705,455 12
100 Badge of Silver 
Silver Deputy, 2000
Bigger Picture ($514,400) 52 26 1 20 5 1 $680,310 51
101 Macho Uno 
Holy Bull, 1998
Small Bear ($123,250) 113 59 4 52 12 1 $667,811 21
102 Zensational 
Unbridled's Song, 2006
Pure Sensation ($357,625) 62 35 2 22 6 1 $658,639 41
103 Midnight Lute 
Real Quiet, 2003
Layla Noor ($57,300) 201 109 4 83 18 - $648,865 12
104 Hold Me Back 
Giant's Causeway, 2006
Black Tide ($297,660) 134 73 1 57 10 1 $640,131 23
105 Papa Clem 
Smart Strike, 2006
My Italian Babbo ($142,960) 105 63 2 38 11 1 $639,383 32
106 Bluegrass Cat 
Storm Cat, 2003
Bonita ($93,320) 187 107 3 70 16 1 $633,657 13
107 Pleasantly Perfect 
Pleasant Colony, 1998
Place des Vosges ($107,181) 109 60 1 59 16 - $620,229 25
108 Discreet Cat 
Forestry, 2003
Discretionary Marq ($67,710) 159 79 2 58 13 - $616,834 22
109 Mastercraftsman (IRE) 
Danehill Dancer, 2006
Off Limits (IRE) ($543,800) 5 3 1 5 3 1 $616,562 98
110 Bodemeister 
Empire Maker, 2009
Kenda ($106,390) 138 58 4 61 12 1 $610,721 12
111 Sir Prancealot (IRE) 
Tamayuz, 2010
Madam Dancealot (IRE) ($322,489) 7 3 1 7 3 1 $607,769 100
112 In Summation 
Put It Back, 2003
Calculator ($83,020) 98 62 - 58 17 - $591,523 33
113 Street Magician 
Street Cry, 2004
Somekindofmagician ($115,855) 57 34 2 33 11 1 $589,688 36
114 Not For Love 
Mr. Prospector, 1990
Barrel of Dreams ($118,760) 94 55 1 47 10 1 $582,481 22
115 Posse 
Silver Deputy, 2000
New York Song ($113,882) 148 72 3 52 9 - $582,430 15
116 Surf Cat 
Sir Cat, 2002
Sircat Sally ($464,660) 33 16 1 10 3 1 $569,084 62
117 War Chant 
Danzig, 1997
Lilly's Dream ($95,530) 51 24 - 33 12 - $555,182 60
118 Include 
Broad Brush, 1997
All Included ($203,770) 123 75 6 43 7 2 $552,215 15
119 Shackleford 
Forestry, 2008
Gold Lace ($79,348) 112 64 2 51 10 - $547,851 14
120 Stroll 
Pulpit, 2000
Special Envoy ($129,510) 89 45 3 40 12 2 $547,620 32
121 Shakespeare 
Theatrical, 2001
Keystoneforvictory ($126,880) 39 23 1 28 12 1 $547,112 56
122 Cowboy Cal 
Giant's Causeway, 2005
Starship Thor ($66,280) 103 58 2 50 16 - $543,939 24
123 Heart's Cry (JPN) 
Sunday Silence, 2001
Yoshida (JPN) ($537,100) 1 1 1 1 1 1 $537,100 100
124 American Post (GB) 
Bering, 2001
Itsinthepost (FR) ($533,000) 2 1 1 2 1 1 $533,565 93
125 Overdriven 
Tale of the Cat, 2009
Overnegotiate ($144,665) 62 32 1 28 9 1 $529,230 36
126 Trappe Shot 
Tapit, 2007
She's All Skeet ($78,333) 160 98 4 64 12 1 $522,406 12
127 Union Rags 
Dixie Union, 2009
Big Bend ($312,040) 137 47 6 68 6 1 $515,409 11
128 Fastnet Rock (AUS) 
Danehill, 2001
Zhukova (IRE) ($250,000) 17 7 1 15 5 1 $514,503 84
129 Girolamo 
A.P. Indy, 2006
Bareeqa ($158,997) 101 53 3 47 6 1 $512,534 14
130 Dansili (GB) 
Danehill, 1996
Grand Jete (GB) ($280,520) 11 3 2 11 3 2 $508,778 98
131 Champs Elysees (GB) 
Danehill, 2003
Suffused (GB) ($275,139) 3 2 1 3 2 1 $503,180 100
132 Two Step Salsa 
Petionville, 2005
Salsita ($95,935) 121 56 3 71 12 1 $497,538 26
133 Old Forester 
Forestry, 2001
Call Me Wally ($96,283) 115 69 3 42 10 1 $495,101 14
134 Great Notion 
Elusive Quality, 2000
Talk Show Man ($67,200) 81 49 3 37 11 1 $494,059 19
135 Munnings 
Speightstown, 2006
Om ($88,000) 141 83 11 64 8 - $493,846 11
136 U S Ranger 
Danzig, 2004
La Sola Ranger ($72,364) 129 68 - 63 15 - $486,000 26
137 Kitalpha 
Mr. Prospector, 1999
Kharafa ($101,750) 54 25 1 29 7 - $485,902 34
138 Fort Prado 
El Prado, 2001
Prado's Sweet Ride ($99,980) 80 37 1 41 14 - $483,122 43
139 Showcasing (GB) 
Oasis Dream, 2007
Projected (GB) ($299,260) 7 5 2 6 3 2 $481,386 92
140 Gemologist 
Tiznow, 2009
Mind Reader ($59,502) 116 57 3 54 9 1 $477,164 17
141 Cowtown Cat 
Distorted Humor, 2004
My Cowboy ($55,100) 84 45 1 43 9 - $473,803 24
142 General Quarters 
Sky Mesa, 2006
General McGooby ($130,560) 48 22 2 27 11 1 $456,262 51
143 Lucky Pulpit 
Pulpit, 2001
Ward 'n Jerry ($82,913) 163 85 3 41 6 - $443,906 14
144 Animal Kingdom 
Leroidesanimaux, 2008
Untamed Domain ($335,600) 32 10 3 15 4 1 $442,550 48
145 Parading 
Pulpit, 2003
Dragon Bay ($100,503) 88 43 1 35 11 1 $436,922 26
146 Mr. Big 
Dynaformer, 2003
Big Score ($388,500) 8 5 1 6 3 1 $433,361 81
147 Treasure Beach (GB) 
Galileo, 2008
Ambassador Jim ($82,500) 32 14 - 24 9 - $423,564 72
148 Americain 
Dynaformer, 2005
Causeforcommotion ($75,750) 35 14 - 29 8 - $423,410 75
149 Roman Ruler 
Fusaichi Pegasus, 2002
Roman Approval ($105,894) 80 49 2 29 12 1 $423,124 23
150 Grazen 
Benchmark, 2006
Enola Gray ($214,000) 33 16 3 14 4 2 $423,095 32